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Palladium-Triethylborane-Triggered Direct and Regioselective Conversion of Allylic Alcohols to Allyl Phenyl Sulfones

Srivari Chandrasekhar,* Vannada Jagadeshwar, Birudaraju Saritha and Cheryala Narsihmulu

*Organic Chemistry Division-I, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad-500 007, India, Email:

S. Chandrasekhar, V. Jagadeshwar, B. Saritha, C. Narsihmulu, J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 6506-6507.

DOI: 10.1021/jo0505728


Formation of allyl phenyl sulfones with excellent yields from allylic alcohols was promoted by a combination of Pd(OAc)2, PPh3, and Et3B via in situ activation of the alcohol group.

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Key Words

Allyl Sulfones, Tsuji-Trost Reaction

ID: J42-Y2005-1060